- @lordbonkers "The judges will decide, The likes of me abide..." And they weren't even writing in their native language. 8 hours ago
- RT @lordbonkers: It's amazing that for years you had to pretend not to like Abba #totp 8 hours ago
- RT @JohnRentoul: "For every pound UK banks lend to manufacturers, they lend £36 to home-buyers" @FlipChartRick stumblingandmumbling.typepad.com/stumbling_and_… 18 hours ago
- RT @jorgensundberg: Science Says If You Want to Be Smarter, Dress Better bit.ly/1KTmwAD http://t.co/X7PSRZg928 19 hours ago
- @duncanbHR Disturbed by the number of otherwise reasonable people taking this piece seriously. 19 hours ago
- RT @Independent: Black woman defends the Confederate flag, saying it 'represents freedom' ind.pn/1NyPwOZ http://t.co/hiufFVmTTO 19 hours ago
- The only time you'll see a cat in a sink is when it's too damned hot everywhere else. twitter.com/holland_tom/st… 19 hours ago
- RT @JohnRentoul: Fair enough. They couldn't have fitted "rich" in there. http://t.co/OOQ9JTkHOp 19 hours ago
- Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Slaves. #July4 twitter.com/drhonor/status… 19 hours ago
- RT @ebruenig: Let's celebrate Independence Day by getting real about the garb legacy of John Locke jacobinmag.com/2015/06/locke-… 19 hours ago
- Is saying "just" just demeaning? businessinsider.com/former-google-… 20 hours ago
- I know I said we were broke but there's a spare £1bn up here for inheritance tax. http://t.co/07Nop06tNX 20 hours ago
- Productivity stuck on auto-creep
- There’s a bit about Fastow’s hero-to-zero story I still don’t get
- The rise or fall of management
- Cutting in-work benefits: right-wingers think it’s a bad idea too
- Work-shy dole scroungers – so last century
- How big a problem is the UK’s public debt?
- Is a £12bn welfare cut achievable? Only with a big pay rise!
- Trash Can Radio
- What will your powerhouse do for you?
- Inequality in the UK
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
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Monthly Archives: May 2011
Victoria Coren wrote a very funny piece on embarrassment in Sunday’s Observer. Here’s her reaction to re-reading her teenage diary: A hundred years have passed. I have no schoolteachers now, I have a mortgage and gas bills…..yet, reading that story, I … Continue reading
When I was at university, our students’ union was in the city centre. Its Friday night discos were popular events, attracting locals and students from other colleges. The three bars and large dance floor on the ground floor were heaving every Friday night. … Continue reading
News just in that Sharon Shoesmith has won her Court of Appeal case against her dismissal following the death of Baby P. Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while will remember that I had doubts about … Continue reading
More goodies from the latest OECD forecasts. Well, actually, they’re not that good from the UK perspective. The growth forecasts show the UK lagging behind other comparable economies. The OECD predicts that even the Eurozone, when taken as a whole, … Continue reading
The OECD published its latest economic outlook yesterday. As usual, it’s packed with interesting information, to which I will probably refer in the coming months. Among other useful stuff, it contains the most recent government debt projections. I have stuck these on a graph, together … Continue reading
Everybody knows that business is changing as new web applications, intelligent devices and mobile communications explode into every area of operation. Technology, we are told, will enable us to work smarter and will provide new opportunities for people to network and … Continue reading